Rappler's latest stories on Brett Kavanaugh
The Chicago rally is among the first signs of the political fallout from the deeply partisan fight to confirm Donald Trump's nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court despite sexual assault allegations
"On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the terrible pain and suffering you have been forced to endure," Trump says at the White House swearing-in ceremony
Across the United States, protestors rally against the nominee who has been plagued by allegations of sexual misconduct. The confirmation ushers in Republican control of the top court, a major win for Trump
If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed, Trump will have succeeded in having his two picks seated on the court – a major coup for the Republican leader less than halfway through his term
Three key Republican lawmakers still officially undecided on Brett Kavanaugh, who has faced accusations of sexual misconduct
Furor over Kavanaugh's nomination has overshadowed next month's midterm elections in which control of Congress by Donald Trump's Republican Party could be at stake
Chad Ludington, a North Carolina State University professor, says Brett Kavanaugh was 'belligerent and aggressive' when he drank
President Donald Trump's probe order comes after key Republican senator Jeff Flake threatened to break ranks with his party over the controversy
The panel splits along strict party lines with the 11 Republican members backing Kavanaugh and all 10 Democrats voting against the president's controversial nominee.
(UPDATED) Friday's vote – set for 1:30 pm (1730 GMT; 1:30 am Saturday, Manila time) – will take place under an intense spotlight, following a historic day of testimony that put the toxic partisan feuding in Washington on full display
'I categorically and unequivocally deny the allegation by Dr Ford,' says Brett Kavanaugh in his opening statement
'I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school,' Christine Blasey Ford says
Christine Blasey Ford is now widely known as the first of several women to come forward with sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top court
Donald Trump says he is skeptical because he personally had been the target of 'false statements' in the past made by various women
Despite the swirling controversy over the nomination, the Senate Judiciary Committee schedules a preliminary vote for Friday at 9:30 am (1330 GMT). If approved by the panel, Kavanaugh would go on to face a vote in the full Senate.
Brett Kavanaugh steps up his defense, saying 'I've never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, not ever. I've always treated women with dignity and respect'
Trump throws his full weight behind Kavanaugh, whose once straightforward progress to the nation's highest court has been hit by two bombshell accusations of sexual misconduct from his school and university days
Brett Kavanaugh, the embattled US Supreme Court nominee of President Donald Trump, faces a second accusation of sexual misconduct
A university professor agrees to give her testimony publicly in the US Senate, accusing Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault
Sexual assault survivors – women and men alike – tweet their messages of solidarity for Christine Blasey Ford using the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers calls as 'arbitrary' the first deadline set by the US Senate Judiciary Committee for her to testify against nominee Brett Kavanaugh over a sexual assault allegation
President Donald Trump claims that sexual assault allegations against his hand-picked Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh could not be true, blaming 'radical left wing politicians' for stirring controversy
In a series of tweets, Trump defends the conservative Kavanaugh as under assault by 'radical left wing politicians' seeking to 'destroy and delay' his confirmation as a Supreme Court justice
Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers have told the Senate judiciary committee she cannot appear at its hearing scheduled for Monday, September 24, calling the date Republicans set 'arbitrary'
The college professor accusing Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault wants an FBI investigation
A professor at Palo Alto University decides to waive her anonymity because she felt her 'civic responsibility" was "outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation'
In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman's claim, made in a letter to the Democrats vetting his nomination, that he tried to force himself on her during a party
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'If confirmed to the Supreme Court, I will keep an open mind in every case. I will do equal right to the poor and to the rich,' says Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Some two dozen witnesses are lined up to argue for and against confirming Kavanaugh, who could swing the 9-member high court decidedly in conservatives' favor for years to come
Opposition figures waste no time in assailing Brett Kavanaugh, warning his confirmation would usher in the erosion of civil liberties and long-held rights, while conservatives are quick to drum up support for the nominee